The Standards listed below are due for review in 2021.  Any interested individuals who wish to participate in the SSIGs that will review these Standards, or if you would like to request a copy of the drafts in ballot, please send your request to the Standards team at [email protected]  or visit tappi.org/JoinStandards to sign up today.

If you join the Standard Specific Interest Group for any Standard, you will receive a notice for ballot at the proper time with instructions for casting your vote and making your comments.

The yearly Standards and TIPs CD has been discontinued.

Standard

Title

Review Month

T 559 cm-12

Grease resistance test for paper and paperboard

April-21

T 400 sp-17

Sampling and accepting a single lot of paper, paperboard, containerboard, or related product

April-21

T 278 sp-17

Pulp screening (Valley-type screening device)

April-21

T 227 om-17

Freeness of pulp (Canadian standard method)

April-21

T 433 cm-12

Water resistance of sized paper and paperboard (dry indicator method)

April-21

T 448 om-17

Water vapor transmission rate of paper and paperboard at 23 degrees C and 50% RH

April-21

T 581 om-17

Dry tensile properties of paper towel and tissue products (using constant rate of elongation apparatus)

April-21

T 413 om-17

Ash in wood, pulp, paper and paperboard:  combustion at 900 degrees C

April-21

T 838 cm-12

Edge crush test using neckdown

April-21

T 821 om-17

Pin adhesion of corrugated board by selective separation

April-21

T 827 om-17

Box blank dimensioning

April-21

T 809 om-17

Flat crush of corrugating medium (CMT test)

April-21

T 811 om-17

Edgewise compressive strength of corrugated fiberboard (short column test)

April-21

T 810 om-17

Bursting strength of corrugated board

April-21

T 802 om-17

Drop test for fiberboard shipping containers

April-21

T 519 om-17

Diffuse opacity of paper (d/0 paper backing)

April-21

T 832 om-17

Water absorption of corrugating medium: float curl method

October-21

T 525 om-17

Diffuse brightness of paper, paperboard and pulp (d/0) -- ultraviolet level C

October-21

T 1214 sp-17

Interrelation of reflectance, R0; reflectivity, R ; TAPPI opacity, C0.89; scattering, s; and absorption, k

October-21

T 1219 sp-17

Storage of paper samples for optical measurements and color matching

October-21

T 234 cm-12

Coarseness of pulp fibers

November-21

T 483 cm-12

Odor of packaging materials

November-21

T 697 cm-12

Accelerated test for viscosity stability of clay slurries

November-21

T 665 cm-12

Analysis of talc

November-21

 

The below 27 Standards are past due for review.  The top 4 Standards will be opened after the new year.  However, the rest of the Standards below do not meet the 10 SSIG members required prior to a ballot being opened for review of the Standard.  Additional members needed for each SSIG are listed to the right of the title.  If you are interested in any of the below Standards and would like to be involved in their reviews, please send an email to [email protected] or visit tappi.org/JoinStandards, complete the short form and get started!

PAST DUE

   

Standard

Title

Due Date

T 211 om-16

Ash in wood, pulp, paper and paperboard:  combustion at 525 degrees C

January 2021

T 412 om-16

Moisture in pulp, paper, and paperboard

January 2021

T 476 om-16

Abrasion loss of paper and paperboard (Taber-type method)

January 2021

T 631 om-16

Microbiological enumeration of process water and slush pulp

January 2021

 

Standard

Title

Members Needed

T 578 sp-16

Accelerated light aging of printing and writing paper by xenon-arc exposure apparatus

2

T 244 cm-11

Acid-insoluble ash in wood, pulp, paper, and paperboard

5

T 434 cm-10

Acid-soluble iron in paper

7

T 429 cm-10

Alpha-cellulose in paper

6

T 613 cm-10

Analysis of caustic soda

6

T 600 om-15

Analysis of formaldehyde in aqueous solutions and of free formaldehyde in resins

4

T 617 cm-10

Analysis of lime

2

T 618 cm-10

Analysis of limestone

6

T 621 cm-10

Analysis of rosin

6

T 628 cm-10

Analysis of rosin size

6

T 619 cm-10

Analysis of salt cake

3

T 624 cm-11

Analysis of soda and sulfate white and green liquors

4

T 622 cm-10

Analysis of sodium hydrosulfite

4

T 632 cm-11

Analysis of sodium silicate

6

T 516 cm-11

Envelope seal, seam, and window patch testing

3

T 509 om-15

Hydrogen ion concentration (pH) of paper extracts (hot extraction method)

3

T 493 cm-10

Identification and determination of melamine resin in paper

7

T 263 sp-16

Identification of wood and fibers from conifers

 3

T 223 cm-10

Pentosans in wood and pulp

5

T 252 om-16

pH and electrical conductivity of hot water extracts of pulp, paper, and paperboard

2

T 610 sp-15

Preparation of indicators and standard solutions

4

T 226 cm-11

Specific external surface of pulp

4